Pedestrian struck, killed early Saturday

Posted: August 13, 2017 at 1:03 a.m.

ROGERS -- A vehicle struck and killed a 61-year-old man as he tried to cross a street early Saturday morning in Rogers, police said in a news release.

William Garrett was crossing West Walnut Street going south at 5:53 a.m. when he was hit by a 2013 Hyundai Elantra headed east on South 28th Street, according to the release. Garrett was using the crosswalk, police said.

Angela Fitchue, 29, was driving the car, according to the report. Garrett was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Both Fitchue and her passenger said the stoplight was green for them, the report shows. Neither person in the vehicle saw Garrett before the collision, police said.

No citation was issued Saturday. Police did not release information about Fitchue's passenger.

No further information was available Saturday. The investigation is ongoing, police spokesman Keith Foster said in a message.

NW News on 08/13/2017